Legal Intern

MISSION

To trailblaze a future of professional sports that is player-led and fan-focused.

VALUES

1. Stay grounded
2. Think critically
3. Encourage creativity
4. Persevere through the noise
5. Operate like an owner
6. Be Helpful

Role: Legal Intern
Location: Remote
Job Type: Seasonal
Start Date: Summer 2021
 
Position and Responsibilities Overview:
The PLL is looking for a qualified 2L or 3L law student to support the league’s key initiatives. The legal intern will be exposed to a variety of legal issues impacting a professional sports league and the business of sports media. The selected candidate will work closely with, and report to, the General Counsel of the PLL, and will be trained in and assist with the day-to-day legal and business affairs of a new professional sports league.  
 
Responsibilities:
  • Conducting legal research and drafting memoranda on real-world, sport and entertainment-related topics, including (but not limited to): intellectual property rights, labor and employment, social media, and marketing and sponsorship
  • Assisting with drafting and negotiating contracts
  • Clearing day-to-day legal hurdles for the business units
  • Joining team meetings and working cross-functionally across the organization
 
Qualifications:
  • Second or third-year law student
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Self-starter and ability to operate independently
  • Excellent organizational and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize under time constraints
  • Ability to operate in an early-stage, dynamic, and fast-paced environment

Premier Lacrosse League is an equal opportunity employer. Premier Lacrosse League is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

ABOUT THE PLL

The Premier Lacrosse League (2020 SBJ Sports Breakthrough of the Year) is a North American outdoor professional lacrosse league featuring the world’s 200 best players. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur, and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and other leading sports and media executives, entrepreneurs, and investors. The PLL season is distributed through an exclusive media-rights agreement with NBC Sports Group. The league has partnered with blue chips brands through its first two years of play, such as Ticketmaster, Gatorade, and Progressive. For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media:

Instagram: @PLL

Twitter: @PremierLacrosse

Facebook: @PremierLacrosseLeague

Youtube: YouTube.com/PLL